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The history of law school libraries in the United States

Glen-Peter Ahlers

The history of law school libraries in the United States

defining moments

by Glen-Peter Ahlers

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Published by William S. Hein & Co. in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sources,
  • Law libraries,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGlen-Peter Ahlers, Sr
    SeriesAALL publications series -- no. 76
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ675.L2 A37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 422 p. :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25121463M
    ISBN 109780837739243
    LC Control Number2011029291

    The first public library in the United States opened in New Hampshire in In the late ’s and early ’s, wealthy businessman Andrew Carnegie built and equipped over 3, public libraries in the United States. Over the ages, libraries have been destroyed by wars, fires, and floods, but they have been rebuilt and expanded.   Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. This is a great book for a 'quick' but meaningful overview of the history of American law. It reads easily, but also offers some fresh insights which clearly come from the author instead of just recycling the same old tired opinions you'll find everywhere else. The bit on Reviews:

    Ash, L., & Miller, W. (Comps.). (). Subject collections: A guide to special book collections and subject emphases as reported by university, college, public, and special libraries and museums in the United States and Canada.   A Brief History of Law Books &Law Libraries Impacting Western Civilization Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website.

      Blackface, dark makeup worn by a performer in a caricature of the appearance of a Black person, is now widely considered unacceptable in mainstream American culture — but that wasn't always the case. William & Mary professor Chinua Thelwell explores its history in the United States and abroad in his new book “Exporting Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in South Africa and Beyond.”. All law school and commercial law reviews and journals indexed in the Index to Legal Periodicals; State statutes as well as official reports, where available; The library has current digests and one major secondary source for the following states only: California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio.


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